Never underestimate the power of a good wallow, especially right after someone breaks your heart. Fresh off a breakup, it's normal to need some time to be all the way in your feelings and sit in the sadness. The key, though, is to not stay stuck in this phase forever, and to proactively start taking steps to heal your heart. Sometimes, that healing can just happen naturally and with time, but if you're looking for some tips for getting over someone to help kickstart the healing process, look no further.
Everyone gets over a broken heart at their own rate, but Trina Leckie, breakup coach and host of the Breakup BOOST podcast, tells Elite Daily you should typically start feeling a little bit better in about a month, to a few months, depending on the length of your relationship. "[If it's been] over 90 days, [it’s] probably a good indication that you're not taking appropriate measures to heal and move forward," Leckie says. But that's much easier said than done. While you can't just tell yourself you're over the pain and expect it to simply disappear, there are some things you can do to start putting your heartache in the rearview mirror when you feel like you're stuck in heartbreak limbo. Here's what the experts suggest.